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Filipino Martial Culture

by Mark V. Wiley

A classic reference for martial artists and aficionados of Filipino culture, Filipino Martial Culture is an unprecedented excursion into the history, ideology, and techniques of Filipino martial arts. Beginning...


Wing Chun Kung-Fu: A Complete Guide

by Joseph Wayne Smith

This martial arts manual is a comprehensive guide to the basic forms and principles of Wing Chun kung-fu. In over 300 black-and-white photographs, Wing Chun Kung-Fu: A Complete Guide leads the reader step-by-step...


Jeet Kune Do Basics

by David Cheng

In Jeet Kune Do Basics, readers will learn:

    * The origination of Jeet Kune Do—the philosophy, history, and different styles of the martial art

    * How to choose a school—taking readers through their first class...


Karate Basics

by Robin L. Rielly

In Karate Basics, readers will learn:

    * The origination of Karate—the philosophy, history, and different branches of the martial art

    * What happens in a Karate class—taking readers through their first class...


Classical T'AI CHI SWORD

by Petra Kobayashi & Toyo Kobayashi

With its emphasis on promoting good health, Tai Chi is one of the fastest growing martial arts styles. It is now common to see groups of people performing these exercises in city parks across the United States...


Judo Formal Techniques: A Complete Guide to Kodokan Randori no Kata

by Tadao Otaki & Donn F. Draeger

This comprehensive manual on the basic formal techniques of Kodokan Judo, the Randori no Kata, provides the fundamental instruction in nage and katame no kata (throwing and grappling) that is essential to effective...


Karate The Art of "Empty-Hand" Fighting

by Hidetaka Nishiyama & Richard C. Brown

Karate: The Art of "Empty-Hand" Fighting has inspired hundreds of thousands of karateka, and it remains one of the finest texts available on the technique, art, and spirit of karatedo.


The Sport of Judo

by Kiyoshi Kobayashi & Harold E. Sharp

Judo, the “gentle way” based on an ancient Japanese jujutsu and now a premier modern Olympic sport, is systematically presented in The Sport of Judo. This volume, an invaluable resource for any beginning...


The Secret Art of Boabom: Awaken Inner Power Through Defense-Meditation from Ancient TibetMeditation fromAncient Tibet

by Asanaro

The success of The Secret Art of Seamm Jasani by Asanaro surprised many who wondered whether a little-known Tibetan movement system would be able to compete with yoga, Spinning classes, and tai chi. After several...


Chinese Kung-Fu (Kenpo): An Introduction

by William D. Scott

Let this book help you take your first step toward physical fitness, self-protection, and toward harmony within yourself and with the world around you.


Got Fight?: The 50 Zen Principles of Hand-to-Face Combat

by Forrest Griffin & Erich Krauss

Wondering why you should purchase this book when there are other titles on the shelves written by much higher-caliber fighters? Well, Forrest Griffin is not as good-looking as those guys. He's not as smart as...


Tai Chi--The Perfect Exercise: Finding Health, Happiness, Balance, and Strength

by Arthur Rosenfeld

From the host of PBS’s Longevity Tai Chi: a guide to the art, practice, and health benefits of Tai Chi


Aikido Ground Fighting: Grappling and Submission Techniques

by Walther G. Von Krenner, Damon Apodaca & Ken Jeremiah

Aikido Ground Fighting presents effective ground techniques that remain true to aikido founder Morehei Ueshiba's teachings while addressing a potential weakness in the system: while aikido is renowned for its...


It's Time!: My 360-Degree View of the UFC

by Bruce Buffer

If you’re reading these words, chances are that you, like me, are a fan of the great sport we call MMA.

And if you’re a fan, then you probably recognize my face.

Yeah, that’s right—I’m that guy you...


Veni Vadi Vici

by Guy Stanley Windsor

The result of a successful crowdfunding campaign, this book brings a long-disregarded swordfighting manual to life. The original handwritten text has been painstakingly transcribed, translated from the original...


The Swordsman's Companion

by Guy Stanley Windsor

This book broke new ground in 2004, providing for the first time a comprehensive beginners' guide to medieval Italian swordsmanship. It has proved enduringly popular, with second-hand copies changing hands for...


When the Fight Goes to the Ground: Jiu-Jitsu Strategies and Tactics for Self-Defense (Downloadable Media Included)

by Lori O'Connell, Jennifer Weintz & Steve Hiscoe

[In a street defense scenario, the ground is a dangerous place to be. While it’s a good idea to actively learn defensive strategies for ground fighting, it is important to put those skills into the context...


Wing Chun Kung Fu: The Wooden Dummy

by Shaun Rawcliffe

Wing Chun Kung Fu has a long history but it has only been taught openly since the 1950s when Grandmaster Yip Man revealed the secrets fo the art and began to teach large numbers of students in Hong Kong. Characterized...


Boxing: Training, Skills and Techniques

by Gary Blower

Boxing - Training, Skills and Techniques is essential reading for both recreational and competitive boxers, and all those who wish to take up amateur boxing, or participate in a boxing-based programme. It offers...


Warrior Wisdom: (Analysis of Sun Tzu's the Art of War, Shokatsu Komei's the Tactics, and More)

by Kazumi Tabata

In his earlier books, Grandmaster Kazumi Tabata distills for Western readers the essence of famous Asian martial arts classics such as The Hagakure and The Heart of Sutra—providing martial artists and anyone...